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Healthy Weight Initiative

Sponsored by the Alabama Department of Public Health
February 2014

The Healthy Weight Initiative is a collaborative project between the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama State Department of Education. The goal is to provide health resources and training to 21st Century Community Learning Centers and Dependant Care grantees. Each year, the HWI conducts summer trainings to these programs for professional development. Training faculty offer presentations on on a variety of health related topics. In 2013, the HWI sponsored The Road to Good Health is Paved with Good Choices.

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Disability in Afterschool 101: The Basics

(47 minutes)

Auffant 

Laurie Eldridge-Auffant, MPH
Public Health Education Manager
Nutrition and Physical Activity Division
Alabama Department of Public Health

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Handouts (7 pages, 1.3 MB)

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What Will You Pick? Make a Good Choice!

(27 minutes)

 Fair

Teresa Fair, MA, RD, LD
Nutrition and Physical Activity Division
Alabama Department of Public Health

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Is Liquid Candy Harming Your Health? Rethink Your Drink

(32 minutes)

Killman 

Molly Killman, MS, RD, LD
Director
Nutrition and Physical Activity Division
Alabama Department of Public Health

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Handouts (6 pages, 2.6 MB)

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Cultural Sensitivity for Healthy Relationships

(38 minutes)

 Sosa

Julia Sosa, MS, RD
Office of Minority Health
Alabama Department of Public Health

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Tricky Tactics: How Tobacco Products are Advertised to Youth

(20 minutes)

Cagle 

Betsy Cagle
Community Grants Coordinator
Community Tobacco Prevention Branch
Alabama Department of Public Health

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Handouts (10 pages, 5.2 MB)

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